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    Sunway University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor - Admission

    Petaling Jaya, SelangorLocation
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    Estd 2004established year
    26000enrollment

    Sunway University Admissions 2020-2021 Admissions, Deadlines, Requirements & Visa Process

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    Bhavya Rawal

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    Established in 2004, Sunway University is a non-profit private university. Sunway University has been recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency as well as the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. The university is ranked among the top-2% universities of Asia and has been rated as a 5-star institution by the QS. It has also been ranked among the top 150 young universities around the world. The university is also one of the only 11 universities in Malaysia to be awarded the premier digital technology university status by the Malaysian digital economy corporation.

    • Sunway University encourages the applicants to confirm their eligibility via email before making an application.
    • Applicants must complete the application and submit the prerequisites at least 8 weeks before the start date of the courses offered.
    • All the supporting documents should be mailed to the university at:

    Sunway University (International Office) No.5, Jalan Universiti Bandar Sunway 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia

    • Applications received 6 weeks before the course start date are considered late and are considered for the next intake season.

    Highlights

    Admission Portal for International Applicants Application on the official website
    Application Fee Enrolment fee of RM 700
    SAT score/ACT score Not required
    Type of university Not for profit, private university
    Academic Calendar Term-based
    Intake Seasons January/ march/ august
    Financial Aid Funding, scholarships, grants
    TOEFL-iBT Overall at least 80
    TOEFL-PBT Overall score of 550
    TOEFL-CBT overall score of 213
    IELTS Minimum 6.0
    PTE Academic 50 overall with minimum 46 in each skill

    Sunway University Admission Deadlines

    Sunway University has not set any strict application deadline for students. However, it is mandatory to send completed application and all the supporting documents to the university minimum 8 weeks before the commencement of the semester.

    The intake months for undergraduate programs are February/March and August. While the

    Intake for postgraduate courses takes place in January/ March/ June and August.

    The date of commencement differs by program and hence applicants must visit the program pages individually to check the date and plan the application process accordingly.

    Sunway University Undergraduate Admissions

    The undergraduate programs are offered in many disciplines. The university has over 10 schools serving various disciplines, like school of arts, school of healthcare and medical sciences, school of mathematical sciences among others. Students can choose their desired course/program from the listed schools on the website. There are more than 30 disciplines in which bachelor programs available for domestic as well as international students.

    Where to Apply: Official university website

    Application Fee: Enrolment fee of RM 700

    Admission Requirements for International Applicants

    The general requirements and admissions process for international applicants is as follows:

    • Application form completely filled, incomplete forms are not entertained
    • Completed pre-arrival medical report
    • Official transcripts of grades for classes 9-12
    • Official copies of examination results/academic documents
    • Accommodation application along with application fee (if required)
    • Photocopies of release letter with attendance, and academic record
    • Resume
    • Character reference letter (for students above 23)
    • Sponsor letter
    • Statutory declaration
    • English language proficiency proof- TOEFL/IELTS

    English language proficiency test scores

    Test Minimum Requirement
    TOEFL-iBT Overall at least 80
    TOEFL-pBT Overall score of 550
    TOEFL-cBT overall score of 213
    IELTS Minimum 6.0

    Visa Process for International Applicants

    • Students need to send their acceptance to the offer letter received.
    • Students are required to send in any outstanding documents left.
    • Students also need to apply for accommodation if required.
    • The international office will apply for the Malaysian student pass after receiving the acceptance.
    • The processing time can be considered as 6-8 weeks.
    • After the approval, a visa approval letter (VAL) is given to the students.
    • Students are required to pay their advance fee as well.

    Sunway University Graduate Admissions

    Sunway University offers many graduate courses in various disciplines. The university has over 10 schools serving various disciplines, like a school of arts, school of healthcare and medical sciences, school of mathematical sciences among others. Students can choose their desired course/ program from the listed schools on the website. There are more than 10 disciplines in which master programs available for domestic as well as international students.

    Where to Apply: official university website

    Application Fee: Enrolment fee of RM 700

    Admission Requirements :

    The general requirements and admissions process for international applicants is as follows:

    • Postgraduate Application form completely filled, incomplete forms are not entertained
    • Completed pre-arrival medical report
    • Official transcripts of grades for classes 9-12
    • Official copies of examination results/academic documents
    • Research statement
    • Accommodation application along with application fee (if required)
    • Photocopies of release letter with attendance, and academic record
    • Resume/ CV
    • Character reference letter (for students above 23)
    • Sponsor letter
    • Statutory declaration
    • English language proficiency proof- TOEFL/IELTS

    English language proficiency test scores for Graduate Programs

    Test Minimum Requirement
    TOEFL-iBT Overall at least 80
    TOEFL-pBT Overall score of 550
    TOEFL-cBT overall score of 213
    IELTS Minimum 6.0

    Some of the popular courses and specific admission requirements are as follows:

    Course Intake Academic Requirements
    M.Sc. Actuarial Science Jan/ March/ June/ Aug Bachelor's degree in a relevant field with CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent
    M.Sc. Life Sciences Jan/ March/ June/ Aug Bachelor's degree in biological sciences with a CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent
    M.Sc. Psychology March/ Aug Bachelor's degree in psychology with a cgpa of 3.00 or above
    M.Sc. in Sustainable Development Management Jan/ Aug Bachelor's degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent
    M.Sc. Marketing Jan/ Sep Bachelor's degree in business with min CGPA of 2.50/4.00 or Bachelor's degree in business with a cgpa less than 2.50 with a work experience of at least 5 years
     

    The Sunway University also offers various doctoral and research programs for students in different disciplines like biology, computing, psychology, mathematical sciences and business. The academic requirements for these programs can be checked on the official university website.

    Sunway University also offers other kinds of programs like Intensive English and IELTS preparatory programs, and it also has its own repository of free online MOOC courses.

    Apart from the regular requirements, there are certain other requirements like interviews, work experience, internships, workshop experiences, training which can enhance as well as accelerate one’s requirements. The English proficiency scores are also given utmost importance while selecting a potential candidate for the admissions at Sunway University. Students are advised to maintain their test scores and CGPA at a certain level to get into this university. Sunway is quite fast in processing the applications. Students are informed about the admission decision within 3 days after the application deadline.

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